Movies like Dead Silence 1991

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Dead Silence (1991)
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Dead Silence (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three young students go into a holiday which rapidly turns into horror as they hit-and-run a lonely hitchhiker in desert. They decide to keep the accident a secret, but as more and more evidence begins to turn up, they face the contradiction between morals and friendship.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: desert, hit and run, police, tv reporter, friendship, college, crimes, haunted by the past, friends, holiday, student, betrayal, vacation, female friendship, suicide, african american, accident, caucasian, three friends, female protagonist, hitchhiking, corpse, hitchhiker, college student, law student ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Dead Silence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, danger, murder, rivalry, dishonesty and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like Dead Silence: Blue Desert (1990), Blind Side (1993), Marked for Murder (1990), The Pass (1998), Poker Run (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blue Desert (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After surviving rape, comic-book artist Lisa Roberts is moving from New York City to small town in Arizona. But there's danger in small towns too.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: desert, artist, stalker, motorcycle, psychopath, love triangle, city life, small town, small town life, crimes, stalking, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, usa, new york
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95%
 5.4
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Blind Side (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple visits Mexico to scout a new location for their furniture manufacturing business and hit a cop with their car on the way back stateside. Realizing that if they report it they could land in a Mexican jail (guilty until proven innocent) they ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: hit and run, pregnancy, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, catastrophe, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, investigation, on the run, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Marked for Murder (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A snooty female production assistant and an eager gopher at a TV station are assigned by their boss to locate a mysterious cassette. They quickly find themselves framed for murder and pursued by government agents.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, frame up, agent, dishonesty, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, government conspiracy, drugs, heroin, government, chase ...
Time: 80s
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78%
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The Pass (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman with a compulsive gambling problem which has led to his wife leaving him, travels to Reno, Nevada for some gambling therapy which takes a turn when he picks up a psychotic serial killer posing as a hitchhiker.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, neo noir, suspenseful
Plot: murder, gambling, hitchhiking, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, down on your luck, police corruption, addiction, heroine, desert ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 3.6
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Poker Run (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robert (Bertie Higgins) and Allan (J.D. Rudometkin) decide to add some excitement to their lives by taking up Harley riding. But things go south when two psychopathic bikers (Robert Thorne and Jay Wisell) kidnap their wives (Debra Hopkins and ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, desert, gang, motorcycle chase, confined, crimes, buddies, mind game, couple relations, family in crisis, biker, abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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78%
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Drones (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drones begins in the Nevada desert, where new girl Sue Lawson joins airman Jack in a hot, windowless bunker from which they manoeuvre unmanned drones across the plains of Afghanistan. Their first day at work is awkward but polite, with Jack all too ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, moral dilemma, desert, u.s. military, strong female presence, us military, computer game, middle east conflict, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A psychological thriller set in the world of underground dubstep, Snap is the story of Jim Whitman, a brilliant but painfully introverted musician who develops a crush on a young social worker.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, stalking, composer, crimes, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, danger, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, unlikely criminals, mystery, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, cons and scams, blackmail, hit and run, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 4.2
 412
The Stray (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a drifter is struck by a car the driver offers to take him back from the hospital to her home in order to nurse him back to health...which turns out to be one of the biggest mistakes of her life.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: crimes, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, violence, male female relationship, restaurant, homeless, murder, seduction, revenge, drifter, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.8
 202
Devil Girl (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fay is a small town girl on a cross country road trip, trying to escape her own reality after the death of her father. When her muscle car breaks down during a drag race she finds herself stranded along route 66 in an isolated desert town. Short on ...
Style: bleak, surreal, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, desert, small town, psychopath, survival, escapades, dealing with death, female protagonist, stripper, devil, road trip, punk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.0
 103
The Cursed (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman desperate to save her injured husband is taken hostage by an escaped mental patient.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, escaped mental patient, unlikely criminals, crimes, daring rescue, confined, escapades, forces of nature, married couple, psychopath, negotiation, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.6
 383
BlackMale (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Plot is actually pretty crafty and full of (surprisingly) unsuspecting twists. The special effects are actually quite realistic which is surprising for such a low budget movie. Bokeeem Woodbine plays his role with a serious emotion that only ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, siblings relations, heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, blackmail, voyeurism, female nudity, sex, lesbian ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.8
 424
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: realistic, serious, scary, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, dealing with death, mystery, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, who done it, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 5K
The Canyon (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A survival story about a honeymooning couple who get lost in the wide expanse of the Grand Canyon.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, honeymoon, dangerous animal, desert, tour guide, grand canyon, isolation, newlyweds, stranded, husband wife relationship, wolf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, rivalry, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, obsession, mind game, serial killer, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
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69%
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The Confidant (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The feature weaves an intricate tale about childhood best-friends that have an unusually strong bond and a more intriguing secret. Both young men are on the right path to promising futures, a first round NFL draft pick, and a talented art major on a ...
Style: neo noir, serious, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: gambling, betrayal, rivalry, intrigue, best friends, murder, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, ambition, obsession, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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What We Found (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Close friends Marcus and Holly begin their freshman year at a tough public high school in Baltimore County, Maryland. When Cassie, a well liked senior at the school, disappears suspiciously, both of their lives change forever. Together, will they ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: friendship, friends, bullying, disappearance, youth, suburbs, mysterious character, gossip and rumors, small town, social relations, parent child relationship, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: serious, realistic, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, serial killer, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, dishonesty, life turned upside down, disposing of a dead body, death, disorder, buddies, graphic violence, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 1K
Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, crimes, serial killer, obsession, murder, police, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Below the streets of New York is a dark and dangerous world hidden in the shadows of abandoned subway tunnels and miles of forgotten infrastructure. When a young documentary filmmaker goes into these tunnels to uncover the unseen stories of the ...
Style: serious, bleak, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, gang, tunnel, secret place, police, crimes, murder, violence, culture clash, social misfits, misfit, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Circle (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Some students at Runcie prep school form an elite club. The group is implicated in a cheating scandal and one of the club members dies mysteriously. Another member decides to try and discover the dangerous truth about Runcie.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, tense
Plot: high school, murder, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, rebellion, youth, dedicated educator, crimes, life is a bitch, rebelliousness, idealism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.0
 879
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, police, police officer, love interest, partners against crime, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 4.2
 1K
Liars All (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On New Year's eve in London, a provocative game spins out of control and ends in murder, the true killer elusive amidst conflicting testimony and hidden motives.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, youth, new year's eve, crimes, mind game, truth or dare, sex scene, graphic violence, sexual content, wild party, homicide detective, drunkenness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Held for Ransom (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, teenage life, confined, crimes, rivalry, survival, psychopath, ransom, wilderness, one man army, bus ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.0
 2K
Postmortem (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, profiler, law enforcement, crimes, mind game, writer's life, police detective, psychopath, manhunt, mortician, murder suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Skulls III (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young college co-ed tries joining the elite, all-male, secret society, the Skulls, and in so doing, she uncovers some unscrupulous methods used by some of the members to get what they want.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: college, murder, college life, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, woman in danger, youth, mind game, dishonesty, crimes, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.1
 283
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, mysterious character, crimes, contract killing, brutality, violence, fight, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Perfect Tenant (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty years ago Danny Summer found his father hanging from the rafters on Christmas Eve. Ever since that night he has been plotting revenge. When Brian Hartwell moves into Jessica Michael's guesthouse, she has no idea that her new tenant has a ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, haunted by the past, vengeance, mind game, mysterious character, split personality, parents and children, woman in danger, chase, rivalry, intrigue, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Rich Man's Wife (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rich man's wife finds she has a bad prenuptial agreement with an even worse husband. Over drinks with a stranger, she fantasizes about doing her husband in to void the prenupt. The stranger decides to turn her imagination into reality much to ...
Style: tense, scary, non-linear, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, police investigation, vengeance, couples, manipulation, false accusation, dangerous attraction, crimes, crumbling marriage, crime gone awry, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, london, australia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%